Twentieth TV's new late night Chevy Chase talker will prove to be a mixed blessing for the company. The arrival next season of the Chase show on Fox Broadcasting will force Fox affils to bump the…
The U.S. District Court in Atlanta has overturned a decision by the U.S. Copyright Office that would have denied compulsory copyright license protection to satellite companies that carry programming…
Group broadcaster Clear Channel Communications--whose stock has risen more than 25% over the last month-- yesterday posted strong fourth-quarter earnings and recorded the best full-year operating…
David Murphy has joined the H.N. Swanson Literary Agency as an agent in the TV department. Murphy has spent the past four years working in the TV and feature literary departments at ICM.
Infinity Broadcasting Corp. has completed the acquisition of three Cook Inlet Radio Partners' radio stations: WUSN-FM, Chicago; WZLK-FM, Boston; and WZGC-FM, Atlanta. The company also said it has…
Home Box Office's original movie "Blind Side" generated a 16.7/26 with HBO's cable universe beating programming airing on each of the Big Three networks.
Tribune Co. yesterday reported net income for the 1992 fourth quarter of $ 42 million, up 29% from $ 32.7 million for the fourth quarter of 1991. The increase was primarily due to improved operating…
With Britain stubbornly refusing to back the EC's 50 million ECU ($ 60.5 million) Action Plan for HDTV, Dutch electronics giant Philips has begun to wind down its development of the system.
Eileen Murphy has been promoted to VP of public relations for CNN.
The nationwide kickback scandal that has sent several leading politicians and businessmen to jail over the past nine months now threatens to spread to public broadcaster RAI.
Lowell Mate has been named senior VP of creative affairs at HBO Independent Prods., where he will continue to be responsible for the development and production of television series for the broadcast…